Here at McQueens we absolutely adore the festive season and as frequent readers of the blog will know, we have been busily preparing for Christmas for months. One such project, that we have kept under wraps until now, is a festive collaboration with that much-loved interiors magazine, Good Housekeeping. We’re delighted to unveil the beautifully […]
McQueens founder and MD Kally Ellis was delighted and honoured to be interviewed for the inaugural edition of Florist Business magazine, and it was a thrill to create a design for the cover. For more about this creative collaboration, see our recent interview with Lisa Wilkinson, the name behind the magazine, where we talk more about this exciting […]
Kally Ellis featured in Platinum Resident: “Vanity Fair magazine is one of my key clients and we do the flowers for all of their events so I travel a lot, mostly to the States. The events are very high profile, and we kick off every year with the Post-Oscars Vanity Fair party in LA, move […]
“After buying a wilting florist’s shop and transforming it into a blooming £5 million business, Kally Ellis is celebrating 25 years of saying it with flowers…” Our very own Kally Ellis is interviewed about her floral journey from her humble beginnings buying an East-end florists shop and turning it into one of London’s finest floral […]
Kally Ellis featured in Zeitgeist, a monthly beauty update exclusively for N.dulge members. Here, Kally shows how to make the most of your empty, but gorgeous, beauty containers by using them to display flowers.
Kara O’Reilly from The Resident writes about the joy of bringing flowers into your home, with top tips from our very own Kally Ellis, “keep it simple and bold – try colour-clocking with either one flower or a few different varieties all in the same shade.”
McQueens Flower School Featured in The Scoop “Inspired by the scented foral displays and signature white roses that adorn Claridge’s famous foyer? McQueens, the hotel’s florist and the London fashion pack’s favourite, is offering workshops in the delicate art of flower arranging, in McQueens’ light-of-touch, modern style. Courses range from one day to four weeks […]
“Twenty-five years ago, Kally Ellis ploughed her £14,000 pay-off from a short career in merchant banking into a fading flower shop in Shoreditch called McQueens. She kept the name, ditched the shop’s dowdiness and stuck strictly to her mantra — sell simple, stylish flowers, beautifully presented, to the London market. Now Ellis has a £3 million […]